Book View Now is bringing The Library of Congress National Book Festival to YOU. Its LIVE coverage of this monumental event begins today at 12p ET and is scheduled to wrap up around 6pm ET. Hosted by Jeffrey Brown (PBS NewsHour) and Rich Fahle (Book View Now) with interviews throughout the day with Kate DiCamillo, Jon Sciezcka, David McCollough, tom Brokaw, Louise Edrich, Kwame Alexander, Marilynne Robinson, and Jane Smiley…just to name a few. Visit http://bookviewnow.org for the livestream and interview schedule.
What we want for our kids is internal motivation that comes from who they are and what they value—motivation they can muster even when the task isn’t pleasant, and when we’re not around to prod them. (From PBS Parents)
A new season of Mind Of A Chef begins this weekend. First up in Season 4: Enter the mind of the reluctant yet extraordinary chef and author Gabrielle Hamilton, whose culinary creations are both familiar and unexpected. Find out when The Mind of a Chef airs on your local PBS station: pbs.org/mindofachef
Can’t make it to the capital this weekend for The Library of Congress National Book Festival? Book View Now is bringing you LIVE coverage of the event tomorrow/Saturday Sept. 5th from 12-6p ET. Visit http://bookviewnow.org for the livestream and interview schedule which is set to include chats with Kate DiCamillo, Jon Sciezcka, David McCollough, Tom Brokaw, Louise Erdrich, Kwame Alexander, Marilynne Robinson, Jane Smiley, and many more.
From a sharecropper’s daughter to the first African-American athlete to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Nationals, learn about a true tennis pioneer, Althea Gibson on American Masters: ALTHEA tonight at 9/8c on PBS #AltheaPBS
PBS, PBS member stations and producers have proposed, or have speakers on, more than 20 sessions at the 2016 SXSW Festival, held annually in Austin, Texas. SXSWedu will be held March 7-10, SXSW Interactive is March 11-15, and SXSW Film is March 11-19. The winning panel proposals will be decided in p…
Where you grow up can profoundly affect your life in real, measureable ways. For young, poor children, moving out of high poverty neighborhoods can substantially improve long-term economic prospects. What are the implications for addressing racial inequality in America? Special correspondent Charlay…
New photo: an airborne orca catapults a dolphin during a hunt in a photo taken yesterday in the Monterey Bay. Get the full story behind this dramatic image tonight on BIG BLUE LIVE @ 8p PT/ET tonight on PBS. Not near a TV? You can stream it online at pbs.org/bigbluelive. #BigBlueLive (Credit: Monterey Bay Whale Watch)